How To Get More Protein In Your Diet

Episode 836 23m


Protein is a crucial nutrient that plays a vital role in maintaining and enhancing our overall health. Whether you’re an athlete looking to build muscle, aiming for weight management, or simply interested in optimizing your nutrition, protein can benefit you in some pretty amazing ways.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I discuss all things protein—its importance for your health and well-being, how to increase your protein intake, and even a delicious protein-rich smoothie recipe I use to start my day off right.


This episode is brought to you by Cozy Earth, and AG1. The Doctor’s Farmacy podcast works with a select group of sponsors to allow for ongoing production and allow it to be zero-cost to anyone who wishes to listen to and watch the podcast.

Topics Covered

  • What is protein and why do we need it?


  • The biggest risk factor for age-related decline


  • How protein affects our appetite and metabolism


  • Why the quality of your protein matters


  • Getting adequate protein as a vegan


  • How much protein do you need and how to get more in your diet


  • My chocolate raspberry smoothie bowl recipe


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the doctor's pharmacy, Dr. Mark Hyman: Quality matters. Not all protein is the same, just as not all fat is the same or carbs are the same. Welcome to the Doctor's Pharmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman and it's pharmacy with an AFA place for conversations that matter. And if you're confused about protein, you're going to love this podcast. Should you be a vegan? Should you eat meat? Should you be a carnivore? Should you be an omnivore? What is the amount of protein we need? What kind of protein is good for us? When should we eat it? We're going to answer all these questions today in our new series called Health Bites, which are little bits of information, little bites of..

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Ep. 836 - How To Get More Protein In Your Diet